Thursday, 27 June 2013

Remote control cockroaches.....

I swear, I swear, I could not make this stuff up: North Carolina state University has developed a cybernetic cockroach. It's got a computer chip plugged into its nerves, and that lets the researchers control it.

Using a Microsoft Kinect.

Here's cyber-roach in action:



Now, you're probably thinking this is all a bit weird. But it isn't compared to this next bit:

You can order a kit for this on Kickstarter - you can make your own cyber-roach!

I think you have to catch a 'roach first.....

Think it's some sort of joke? I don't' blame you. Well here's the instruction video from YouTube: